Research Workshops

Finance Workshop

For information concerning this workshop, please email Gwen Tillman or phone her at 773.702.0053. She is located in Room 525 of the Chicago Booth Charles M. Harper Center.


Tuesday seminars will be held from 1:20 - 2:50 p.m. in Harper Center Room 03, unless otherwise noted.
Copies of the papers will also be available in Harper Center Room 525.


Winter Quarter 2009

January 6 "Financial Literacy, Cognitive Biases and Payday Lending" Adair Morse, University of Chicago Booth School of Business and
Marianne Bertrand, University of Chicago Booth School of Business

January 7

Wed. 11:45-1:15, HC rm. 07

"Uncertainty, Time-Varying Fear, and Asset Prices" Itamar Drechsler, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
January 20

"Taxes and Used Equipment: Evidence from Construction Machinery"


Jesse Edgerton, MIT

January 21

Wed. 11:45-1:15, HC rm. 07

"Waiting for News in the Dynamic Market for Lemons" Brett Green, Stanford University
January 27

"Distinguishing Behavioral Models of Momentum"


Byoung-Hyoun Hwang, Emory University

January 28

Wed. 11:45-1:15, HC rm. 07

"Market Liquidity, Active Investment, and Markets for Information" Samuel Lee, Stockholm University
February 3

"Learning, Confidence and Option Prices"


Ivan Shaliastovich, Duke University

February 4

Wed. 11:45-1:15, HC rm. 07

"Individual Investors and Volatility" David Sraer, University of Toulouse

February 10


"Country Size, Currency Unions, and International Asset Returns" Tarek Hassan, Harvard University
February 17

"The Demographics of Innovation and
Asset Returns"


Stavros Panageas, Chicago Booth

March 3

"Obfuscation, Learning, and the
Evolution of Investor Sophistication"


Bruce Carlin, UCLA
March 10 "Renegotiation Design: Evidence from NFL
Roster Bonuses"

Gregor Matvos, Chicago Booth



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